San Diego, CA. 1 Pedestrian Injured in Accident on Van Dyke
San Diego, CA. (July 6, 2018) – The San Diego Police Department reported that a pedestrian was seriously injured following a motor vehicle accident in the 4000 block of Van Dyke Friday morning. The accident took place at approximately 11:28 a.m. in the Teralta West neighborhood of San Diego.
Reports stated that a pedestrian who was apparently a 27-year-old man was running across Van Dyke at the time of the accident. Apparently, while the man was running, he was struck by a passing vehicle mid-block. The vehicle involved was reportedly a Toyota Prius, and the driver remained at the scene in order to cooperate with authorities.
The paramedics arrived on the scene quickly after the accident and provided assistance to the victim. The young man was then taken to a local hospital with a fractured femur. The woman, 30, who was driving the Prius was apparently unharmed in the incident. Investigators are currently looking into all the details surrounding this accident in order to determine fault.
We would like to offer our sincerest wishes to the victim in hopes of his full recovery.
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The investigation into this accident will likely focus primarily on whether or not any negligent behavior is to blame for the incident. Police will be investigating factors such as, intoxication, speeding, distracted driving, and right-of-way in order to be sure they can establish who was at fault for the accident. Depending on the results of the investigation, there may be a personal injury claim available to the victim. While we are proud to be there for victims by holding negligent and criminal drivers accountable for the pain that they cause, only the victim themselves can opt to file a claim for compensation.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery. If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.